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Cataclysm A violent upheaval or change in the Earth's crust, such as a flood
Uniformitarianism The belief that only those forces that are presently acting on earth have shaped the earth in the past
Tributary A river that flows into and feeds another river
Drainage Basin The area drained by a river system
Seas A particularly enclosed area of the ocean
Weathering The degenerative process that contributes to the breaking up and alternation of rock materials
Erosion The natural break down and removal of materials on the Earth's surface
Groundwater Water that has seeped into the Earth's crust and is held below the surface of the Earth
Climate The usual temperature, prediction, and wind conditions of a certain area
Front A line along which two different air masses meet, producing changes in weather
Dew Point The point at which water vapor begins condensation
Humidity The amount of water vapor in the air
Lapse Rate The rate of decrease in temperature with increase in altitude
Coriolis effect The rotation of the earth greatly influences wind the direction in something
Temperance zone The middle latitude with seasonal changes, caused by nearly direct sunlight half of each year
Middle latitudes the temperature region between the tropic of Cancer and the polar region in the northern hemisphere and between the tropic of Capricorn and the polar region in the southern hemisphere
Tropics the latitude zone line between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, with warm temperatures caused by direct sunlight
Low latitudes a zone that lying between the equator and the tropic of Cancer in the northern hemisphere and between the equator and the tropic of Capricorn in the southern hemisphere
Crust The solid outer portion of the Earth
Mantle The portion of the Earth's interior lying between the crust and the core
Plate Techonics The view that large sections of the Earth crust more about, producing earthquakes and volcanoes
Faults A crack in the Earth's surface where two pieces of land have moved in different directions
Landform Every variation in the landscape
River System A main river and all of its tributaries
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